Product Details

L-Phenylalanine USP24/FCCIV/NF19

Product Name:

L-Phenylalanine USP24/FCCIV/NF19





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Physico-chemical properties:

White Powder



Detailed Description
Detailed introduction to L-Phenylalanine; Dl-Phenylalanine:1. L-Phenylalanine
Chemical Name: (s)-2-Amino-3-phenylpropanoic acid
Molecular Formula: C9H11NO2
Molecular Weight: 165.19
CAS No: [63-91-2]
Characteristics: White crystals or crystalline powder; Slightly bitter taste. Feely soluble in formic acid, sparingly soluble in water.
Quality Standards: USP24, FCCIV
Packaging and Storage: In 25kgs f iber drum double polyethylene bags inside or 25kgs paper bags; Preserve in well- closed containers, at controlled room temperature.
Chemical Properties
White crystalline powder
L-Phenylalanine is an essential amino acid. L-Phenylalanine is biologically converted into L-tyrosine, another one of the DNA-encoded amino acids, which in turn is converted to L-DOPA and further conv erted into dopamine, norepinephrine, and epinephrine. L-Phenylalanine is produced for medical, feed, and nutritional applications such as in the preparation of Aspartame.
General Description
Odorless white crystalline powder. Slightly bitter taste. pH (1% aqueous solution) 5.4 to 6.
Air & Water Reactions
Water soluble. Aqueous solutions are weak acids.
Reactivity Profile
L-Phenylalanine may be light sensitive. Act as weak acids in solution.
Health Hazard
ACUTE/CHRONIC HAZARDS: When heated to decomposition L-Phenylalanine emits toxic fumes of nitrogen oxides.
Fire Hazard
Flash point data for L-Phenylalanine are not available; however, L-Phenylalanine is probably combustible.